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Air Canada

As the flag carrier of Canada and the largest airline based in the country, Air Canada has a rich history that spans over eight decades. The founding member of Star Alliance is headquartered at Saint-Laurent, Quebec, and flies to over 220 destinations across its global network, with its diverse fleet of short, medium, and long-haul aircraft. (Featured image: Vincenzo Pace - Simple Flying)

Air Canada Airbus A320-211 C-GQCA
Like many airlines, Air Canada has had to rely on government loans and funding over the pandemic. Photo: Vincenzo Pace | Simple Flying
Airline Type:
Full Service Carrier
Year Founded:
Star Alliance
Michael Rousseau
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Air Canada Issues Update On Yellowknife Evacuation Flights

The price jacking accusations have been addressed.

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Emirates And Air Canada Expand Codeshare Agreement

The partnership between the two airlines has now extended to include Emirates' flights to and from Montréal.

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Massive Lines Of People Wait To Be Evacuated From Yellowknife As Wildfire Rages

The travelers are being told to return tomorrow as day goes on.

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From Loss To Profit: International Demand Boosts Air Canada's Q2 Revenues

The airline reported an increase in revenue, profit, and operating margin compared to last year's second quarter.

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The Incredible Story Of The Gimli Glider

It has been four decades since this unbelievable incident occurred.

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Air Canada Rolls Out AppleTV+ Bringing Ted Lasso To 36,000 Feet

The flag carrier is on track to increase its onboard entertainment content by more than 95% since last year.

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Air Canada And Emirates Now Operate From The Same Terminal At Dubai International Airport

The Canadian flag carrier is moving its operations to Terminal 3 at Dubai International Airport, the home of Emirates.

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Air Canada Adds New Food & Drink Options Among Other Cabin Enhancements

Premium eats and over 1,000 hours of in-flight entertainment - here's what Air Canada is offering its customers this Summer.

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Air Canada Boeing 777-300ER Damaged After Truck Catches On Fire

The water truck was located underneath the aircraft when it caught fire.

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Air Canada Opens Maple Leaf Lounge In San Francisco

The new lounge is the only one in the airline's network to feature a terrace.

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Air Canada Faces Significant Operational Disruption During Canada Day Weekend

With around 2,000 flights cancelled or delayed, passengers were not the happiest.

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Why Does Buenos Aires Have So Many Fifth Freedom Flights?

Fifth freedom flights in the Argentine capital are nearly as popular as Lionel Messi jerseys.

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Which Airlines Fly The Airbus A220?

With more than 250 of the aircraft in service around the world today, which airlines fly the Airbus A220?

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US Customs & Border Protection Preclearance Coming To Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport

Traveling from the United States to Toronto will become even easier.

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Up To 7h 30m: The World’s 15 Longest Airbus A220 Routes

The longest routes have changed significantly.

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Nearly 200 Aircraft: The Air Canada Fleet In 2023

Canada's largest carrier continues to grow, picking up new and used aircraft over the past year.

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Sports Arenas Named After US Airlines: Why Do They Do It?

In three North American cities, you can enjoy basketball or ice hockey at an arena bearing an airline's name.

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Air Canada Becomes 3rd Airline With Non-Stop Singapore-North America Flights

It is the first time the market has had three carriers with non-stop service.

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Air Canada Airbus A220 First Officer Becomes Incapacitated

The first officer of the Air Canada flight became unable to perform their duties on a flight from Toronto to St. John's.